Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Area Studies)

is a multi- and trans-disciplinary program that studies specific geographical and cultural areas, in particular the Philippines and Asia, utilizing the different social science disciplines of history, politics, economics, geography, anthropology and sociology. The program prepares the students for careers in teaching, research, policy studies, advocacy works, and employment in NGO, government and private offices, and in civil society sector. It is also a very good preparation for law school and graduate studies in any field of the social sciences. With its extensive social science preparation and a basic knowledge of a non-English foreign language, the degree also serves as an excellent preparation for a career in the diplomatic service or in a multi-cultural work environment.